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Question about evAxis origin location

Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 1,305 PRO
evAxis returns an axis which is defined an origin and a direction? Is the origin location reliably useful? For example to find the center of a cylinder.
Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
Website: ovyl.io

Answers

  • kevin_o_toole_1kevin_o_toole_1 Onshape Employees, Developers, HDM Posts: 547
    The origin of evAxis is indeed arbitrary. If you want the center, I recommend following it up with an evBox3d, then using the axis as the "cSys", and adjusting the center by the average of the z-coordinates of the minCorner and the maxCorner.
  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 1,305 PRO
    Excellent! Thanks for not only answering my question but also predicting my follow-up and answering that too.
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
    Website: ovyl.io
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